By J.E. Hopkins
On a hot spring evening, at a value of 287 lives, the only maximum death on Lake Erie, and the 3rd maximum loss on the entire nice Lakes, happened with the smash of the G.P. Griffith.
The tale of the Griffith has been all yet misplaced within the mists of time. past money owed of the catastrophe, for the main half, diversity from faulty to fanciful. Writers have rushed to judgment so as to position culpability, with very little documentation, evidentiary strategy, and common sense getting used. nonetheless others have basically regurgitated the modern, albeit erroneous, accounts.
Out of the entire shipwrecks at the nice Lakes, the main compelling of all happened in 8 toes of water, 220 yards from shore; the smash of the G.P. Griffith."
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